The Incredibles 2 Delivers an Incredible Takedown of Toxic Gender Norms

When it comes to portraying straight married couples with kids, TV and movie comedies leave a lot to be desired. Too often, women are presented as “do it all” supermoms, and husbands are presented as childlike buffoons, incapable of being responsible parents, more willing to be “fun” than to set limits on their kids. As a result, the moms come More...

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By admin On Tuesday, June 5th, 2018

Better Limber Up for More Bending and Snapping, Because Legally Blonde 3 Is Officially in the Works!

I’ll be honest. After seeing and loving the first Legally Blonde film back in the day, I never saw Legally Blonde 2: Red, White, and Blonde. Mostly because Holy Craptastic Title, Batman! However, I would More...

By admin On Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Gina Prince-Bythewood is Taking Her Time with the Delayed Silver & Black Movie

When plans for a Silver & Black film was announced, we were excited. When Gina Prince-Bythewood joined the film as director, we were even more so. A female superhero two-hander directed by a woman of color? More...

By admin On Monday, May 28th, 2018

Why Couldn’t Solo: A Star Wars Story Figure Out What to Do With Thandie Newton?

**Warning: Spoilers for Solo: A Star Wars Story ahead.** Solo: A Star Was Story is out today, and for the most part, I agree with pretty much everything Kaila said in her review. I found the movie to be fun, More...

By admin On Saturday, May 26th, 2018

Interview: A Fantastic Woman‘s Daniela Vega Emphasizes the Importance of Empathy

If you haven’t had the chance to see A Fantastic Woman, this year’s Oscar-winning film in the Best Foreign Film category, you now have the chance, as it came out this week on Digital HD and Blu-ray. More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Interview: Producer Eunyoung Choi Explains What Sets Lu Over the Wall Apart from Other Mermaid Stories

Melancholy boy in a fishing village meets mermaid who shares his love of music. Fishing village doesn’t understand mermaid. Will the ancient feud between mermaid and human be resolved? The synopsis of Lu More...

By admin On Monday, May 21st, 2018

Things We Saw Today: Godzilla Goes on Vacation

We here at The Mary Sue love some good Photoshop shenanigans, but this latest effort is truly impressive. Los Angeles filmmaker and artist Kieran Murray has created Ryan Godzilling, a series of travel photos where More...

By admin On Friday, May 18th, 2018

Amber Ruffin’s “Minute of Fury” Against Roseanne and White People Calling the Cops Is Spectacular

Amber Ruffin’s “Minute of Fury” on Late Night with Seth Meyers was so great that I wish it had lasted the entire one hour (although Kate McKinnon’s iguana story is not to be missed.) More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

Things We Saw Today: Spike Lee Calls Trump a “Motherf@#!er” For Not Speaking Out Against the KKK. He’s Not Wrong.

Spike Lee’s forthcoming joint, BlacKkKlansman, tells the true story of a black police officer in 1979 Colorado who infiltrated the local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan with the help of a white colleague. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Things We Saw Today: Donald Glover Doing What Kanye Thinks He’s Doing With “This Is America”

OK, I didn’t see this today, I saw it this weekend, but you know what? I haven’t been able to stop watching it, so now I need to make sure you’ve seen it, too. Have you seen Childish Gambino’s More...